Karen Davis, Senior Management Advisor, has more than 30 years of local government experience in Texas and California. She served as administrative assistant and assistant to the city manager in Dallas, Texas and assistant to the city manager in San Antonio, Texas before joining the City of Sunnyvale, California. In Sunnyvale, Karen held the positions of assistant to the city manager and economic development manager. Karen joined Management Partners in 2007.
Karen’s areas of expertise include budgeting, intergovernmental relations and economic development. She is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), International Economic Development Council (IEDC) and California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED). She currently serves on the board of directors for CALED and has served as vice-president of ICMA, vice-president of the Texas City Management Association, co-chair of the Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance and board member of the University of Kansas City Management Alumni.Back